Thursday, March 27, 2014

Spring Cleaning Sale!!

Word is out that everyone is spring cleaning and we are DEEP cleaning out our theme tubs!! We are moving schools next year as our district is making the move to have all of our elementary buildings K-5.  We “get” to move to what we call “Disney Land” school. It’s the brand new school in our district. The school is very nice, but we have a huge load to move! Both of us have student teachers right now, so we are trying to clean and organize for our move. The weather in Kansas still isn’t very spring like, but we will celebrate with a little sale to finish up March!

spring cleaning sale

Happy Spring!

Diane & Kelly

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Gumball Math {CC Revision}

It’s Gumball Math time again . . .


This week we kicked off another year of Gumball Math with our kiddos and boy are they excited!!  We also made a few changes to our popular unit to meet the CC Math Standards.  If you have already purchased the unit head over to our TpT store and download the revised copy.

Revisions Include:  Test #9 (addition facts to 20), Test #10 (subtraction facts from 20)

Additional Tests Added:  Test #11 (mixed review to 10), Test #12 (mixed review to 20)

We also made large color coded gumballs that can be displayed on your bulletin board for each test that correspond with the small colored cut and paste gumballs that are included in the unit.


If you haven’t tried Gumball Math with your own kiddos here’s your chance . . . until Friday, March 28th you can get this unit 20% off in our TpT store.  We promise it will motivate your students and make learning math facts fun.


Sunday, March 23, 2014

We Teach 1st!

It’s official . . . this summer we will be presenting at the I Teach 1st! National Conference for First Grade Teachers in Las Vegas.  We are so honored to be part of such a fabulous group of presenters and we are equally excited about being able to attend several of their sessions during the week.


Here is specific information about the sessions we will be presenting.


Click {here} to see more information about this conference and get yourself registered.  We hope to see lots of your in Las Vegas this summer.